A wakizashi or ko-wakizashi in mijingai-nuri saya decorated with a crayfish Edo Period
Lot 436
A wakizashi or ko-wakizashi in mijingai-nuri saya decorated with a crayfish Edo Period
Sold for £562 (US$ 945) inc. premium
Lot Details
A wakizashi or ko-wakizashi in mijingai-nuri saya decorated with a crayfish
Edo Period
The unsigned blade, mounted in buke-zukuri koshirae, hirazukuri with single mekugi-ana and yasurime [urumu]; nagasa nearly 32cm (12½in)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Property of a Lady. Collected by Dr. Richard Brown, a colleague of the eminent Sinologist, Dr. Norman Bethune who died in 1939.
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